Leechwell Gardens


Overview

A community garden hidden in the middle of Totnes. Often called the ‘magical garden’ due to its wealth of wildlife, herb garden, natural play area and hosting local events all managed by volunteers.

Open from 8.30am until dusk (or 8.30pm if this is earlier). From mid-April until September the garden will be open from 8.30am until 8.30pm, while as the days get shorter it closes earlier until by mid-December it’s around 4.30pm. The garden is closed on Christmas Day.

No dogs allowed.


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